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Joshua Neubarth

On the (Quebec health) record: Quebec government liable for patent infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a digital-age David versus Goliath case, the Federal Court recently held that the Quebec government had infringed two patents owned by Dr Luc Bessette relating to a shared medical records system that he had invented 20 years ago.

Bret S Cohen

Beyond FERPA: CCPA's new rules for privacy in education sector

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In 2018 California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which seeks to give consumers additional safeguards regarding their personal information.

Miriam Simsa

Supreme Court facilitates financing companies with cross-border business

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria
Schoenherr

For the first time, the Supreme Court has upheld a security right granted under German law, even though the asset had been transferred to Austria.

Joshua Neubarth

On the (Quebec health) record: Quebec government liable for patent infringement

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a digital-age David versus Goliath case, the Federal Court recently held that the Quebec government had infringed two patents owned by Dr Luc Bessette relating to a shared medical records system that he had invented 20 years ago.

Tarek Farran

Appeal court rules on shareholders' right to file claims against companies, chairs and directors

Litigation - Lebanon
Farran Law Firm

In a notable decision, the Beirut Appeal Court highlighted the requirements that shareholders must meet in order to submit claims against their company or its chair or directors.

Lars Kortländer

Destruction of consignment by Customs – question of liability

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf recently confirmed the underlying principle of Article 18(2)(d) of the Montreal Convention – namely, that air carriers cannot be held liable for damages which are entirely outside their sphere of risk and influence.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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